How significant are looks to women when choosing their partner?

How significant are looks to women when choosing their partner?

- in Entertainment, Relationship

Dating can be a lot of fun especially when you find the right person! But the Big question to consider, what are the criteria women take into consideration when choosing ‘the one’?

There are quite a number of factors one might consider; money, personality, looks, love among other things. The reason would solely depend on the person making the choice.

What would you look out for?

Ghanaian model, Abena Akuaba Appiah says she prefers to date tall men.

“No disrespect to short men but I can’t imagine myself dating or getting married to a short man. I am 5”8 feet tall and I wouldn’t want a short man whom I would have to bend down to look at. A man taller than me will do for me”, she said.

I would prefer a tall good-looking Christian man who is well established.


He must be very fit, have a flat tummy, good hair and nice finger nails. “My type of man is probably not in Ghana because currently I am crushing on Prince Harry of the United Kingdom and Entomologist Steven Kutcher who played the lead role in the Spider man movie.

Abena, who competed in the Miss Ghana Beauty Pageant in 2014, explained that she is aware of how difficult it is for men to approach and try to be friends with her.  Maybe my beauty is too much for them to contain but I always prefer a man who is bold and goes for what he wants.

Late last year, Abena won Miss Queen Beauty Universe held in Spain and according to her, winning such a prestigious award has been her greatest joy.

Abena has participated in international modeling competitions such as, Top Model Ghana 2013 and Top Model of the World 2013 where she emerged among the top


She also won Miss Universe Ghana 2014 and competed in the Donald Trump international pageant Miss Universe in 2014.

Abena became a brand ambassador for Garner hair products in the United States.

The runway diva has also done fashion shows with contour fashion week, New York fashion week, Vlisco, Woodin, Da Viva and GTP.

She has released five singles and is currently working on an album.

She has modelled for most of the top designers from around the world including the crème de la crème from the United States, Andres Aquino from Spain, Sushma Patel from India, Catalan from France and late Kofi Ansah from Ghana.




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A level 400 student of the Ghana Institute of Journalism offering a degree in journalism. Interests: making good use of technology, reading books on conflict and unraveling mysteries, sight seeing, team work, video production and photography. Philosophy: Hard work breaks no bone. I'm a Christian.

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